Amazon Takes WikiLeaks Offline

December 1, 2010

11:03 pm

WikiLeaks has been causing quite the political stir this week and in some cases could be considered a national security threat as they released 250000 of classified documents recovered from the U.S. State Department. According to WikiLeaks Twitter message today at 3pm EST, its hosting company, in this case Amazon has pulled the plug on the site. What do you think about this move by Amazon?

WikiLeaks Tweet

WikiLeaks servers at Amazon ousted. Free speech the land of the free--fine our $ are now spent to employ people in Europe.

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